I truly thought it was terrible. I don't remember very much about it, but I do remember that Mary Elizabeth's line "The way you looked at me you could have been a woman" triggered Mandy's journey to womanhood.
The two of them did their best.
I doubt that time has been particularly kind to the material, but it has been kind to the subject. For this reason, there is a chance there would be more interest in it today then there was 30 years ago.